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without a war (i'll kill the thread if it starts..) what are the lamest, most poorly designed distro's for various reasons? not a case of 'i couldn't make slackware work' or 'why doesn't lfs have a graphical installer?'
i think my vote has to go for Lycoris (formerly Redmond). What an utter bloated mess. It spends all it's time trying to deny it's linux. they even found their own XPants style field photo for their screenshots. They give a very limited outlook on what it can do, and generally seem to miss the point of linux.
obviously there is a form of remit in that it's aimed at windows dummies... but that's not the point i think.
any other ultra-lame distros for various reasons? I'd also nominate the thankfully dead corel distro... ick.
corel was the very first distro i ever used, and i got the impression that it was very badly made. but i knew nothign about linux, so I can't really give a reason. I had a few really freaky thigns go wrong with it (framebuffer issues i think) but i've neevr seen anything like them since, and have no idea what they were...